Managing privileged passwords, including local administrator, service account and embedded application passwords, is a challenge in most organizations. There are often too many passwords, distributed across too many devices, with too many inter-dependencies. As a result, privileged passwords are often static, simple and well-known.
IT staff often retain privileged passwords long after they leave and attackers have long time windows to attack service and application passwords.
These security problems may violate regulatory requirements for privacy protection or transparent corporate governance.
Hitachi ID Privileged Access Manager secures privileged accounts across the IT landscape and at large scale: